Wednesday, October 17, 2018

CalChamber-Backed Bills Part of Budget Package

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. this week signed his final budget, a package that includes three California Chamber of Commerce-supported budget trailer bills which...

Five Job Creator Bills Advance in Legislature

As of the June 1 deadline for bills to pass the house in which they were introduced, five California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator...

CalChamber-Sponsored Bill Ends Cycle of Harassment

A California Chamber of Commerce-sponsored job creator bill that will enable businesses to avoid hiring repeat sexual harassment offenders, ending the cycle of harassment...

CalChamber-Sponsored Bill Advances in Assembly

A California Chamber of Commerce-sponsored job creator bill that codifies case law to ensure victims of sexual harassment and employers are not sued for...

Flexible Scheduling Job Creator Bill Misses Deadline

A California Chamber of Commerce-sponsored job creator bill to improve employee flexibility has missed the deadline to move from the Assembly policy committee to...

Assembly Labor Committee Nixes Flexible Workweek Bill

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator bill allowing an employee-selected flexible work schedule failed to pass the Assembly Labor and Employment Committee this...

Assembly Committee Rejects Effort to Offer Employers Lawsuit Relief

Two bills named as job creators by the California Chamber of Commerce were rejected by an Assembly committee last week. Both bills would have...

CalChamber Releases 2018 Job Creator List

The California Chamber of Commerce has released its list of job creator bills, calling attention to 11 bills that will stimulate the economy and...

Film Tax Credit Bills Pass Legislative Policy Committees

Four California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator bills passed Assembly and Senate policy committees this week. All four bills extend for another five years California’s...

Expanded Tax Credit Program Spawns More In-State Film, TV Projects

A 2014 California Chamber of Commerce job creator bill is being credited with encouraging some film and television productions to remain in or return...

Job Creator Workforce Development Bill Moves to Senate

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported education bill aiming to increase the pool of skilled workers has passed the Assembly with unanimous support. AB 669 (Berman;...

Job Creator Falls Short in Senate Policy Committee

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator to enable employers to rely on compliance advice from the Labor Commissioner failed to win needed support...

Job Creator Bill Passes Assembly Education Committee

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported education bill aiming to increase the pool of skilled workers unanimously passed the Assembly Higher Education Committee this week. AB...

Job Creator Bill Passes First Committee Hurdle

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator bill providing small businesses with the tools and resources needed to comply with California’s regulations passed an...

Assembly Policy Committee to Hear Job Creator Bill

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator bill providing small businesses with the tools and resources needed to comply with California’s regulations will be...

Job Creator Bill Reduces Litigation

The California Chamber of Commerce has identified a job creator bill that reduces litigation and encourages compliance with labor laws. SB 524 (Vidak; R-Hanford) prevents...

Job Creator Bill Increasing Housing Supply to Governor

A fourth California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator bill reached the Governor’s desk a day before the end of the session. SB 1069 (Wieckowski; D-Fremont)...